Schedule by Speaker & Title


Online registration will close at midnight on Thursday, October 3. Walk-up registrations are welcome on Friday and Saturday. Just bring a check or cash to pay for registration.

(Schedule is subject to change)
Friday, October 4, 2013

12:30 pm
Registration Opens

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Running a Youth Practice for GIRLS/Annie Nicholson-Director of BVLA, President of CGLA
YOUTH BOYS/Tate Price-Former CU All-American & Professional Indoor Lax Player, Panthers Coach
“Competition in Practice” for HS GIRLS/Kate Hood-Regis Univ. Asst. Coach
Individual Defense & Ground Balls for HS BOYS/Matt Bocklett-Denver Outlaws Player, Co-Founder of DoCo Lacrosse Club, and Head Coach at Highlands Ranch HS

2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Offensive Drills for GIRLS/Sarah Mellick, St. Mary’s HS Head Coach
“First Practice to First Game:” Getting U10 or older inexperienced teams ready for YOUTH BOYS/Rich Morgan-Panthers Lacrosse, US Lacrosse Vice Board Chair
The College Recruitment Process for HS GIRLS/Ann Elliott, CU Women’s Head Coach
Managing expectations for HS players who want to play in college for HS BOYS/Tom Grassier, Retired Teacher and Kent Denver Coach, member Colorado and Michigan Hall of Fame

        3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Organizing your season to maximize valuable time and resources for YOUTH GIRLS/Kelly Kennedy-Panthers Coach and Administrator
Fundamental Drills for BOYS/Michael Magrin-Chaparral HS Head Coach
Positive coaching to build trust and get results for HS GIRLS/Liz Melahn, CSU Women’s Head Coach
The Dynamics & Importance of Face-Offs in Today’s Game for HS BOYS/Lou Braun & Jon Urbana-Denver Outlaws Players & Owners of Next Level Lacrosse 

5:00 pm - 5:45 pm (Keynote Speech-appetizers and cash bar)
The Future of Lacrosse/Bill Schoonmaker-Chief Operating Officer, US Lacrosse 

Saturday, October 5, 2013

7:30 am
Registration opens 

8:00 am – 3:30 pm

8:00 am-10:30 am

am TBD

·         3X Demo in the ballroom (pick-up 3X games for fans in the parking lot after)

        9:30 am – 10:00 am
The Second Goal PARENT/Positive Coaching Alliance

        10:00 am – 11:00 am
Dads Coaching Daughters for GIRLS/Marc Luckett-Cheyenne Mt. Lacrosse Coach & USL Board Member
What’s Up With That Whistle? For YOUTH GIRLS/Frank Bailey-CWLOA President
Olympic Gold Medal Coaching for ALL/Chris Snyder-Director of Coaching & Education, US Olympic Committee 
Nutrition and the Student Athlete for ALL/Nancy Baruch-Certified Holistic Health Counselor

11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Preparing Players for Success in YOUTH GIRLS Lacrosse/Bruce Barker-School of Mines Women’s Head Coach
Hands On Team Management Using League Athletics Team Features for ALL (will have access to wifi, bring specific questions)/John Hatcher-Web Admin. Parker Hawks & CYLA
HS GIRLS/Lauren Benner-DU Asst. Women’s Coach
The Best Drill in Lacrosse for BOYS/Jamie Munro-CEO 3d Lacrosse

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
LUNCH and Concussion in Sports: The Recovery Process and Safe Return to Play/Nicole Miranda-PT, DPT Specializing in Concussions 

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
Development in GIRLS Lacrosse Training & Methodology /Alison Connolly-National Director, Women’s, 3d  Lacrosse
YOUTH BOYS/Ken Clausen-Denver Outlaws Player, Warrior/Brine Sales Representative
Sports Conditioning & Performance for ALL/Billy Corbit-Owner, RetroFIT Training
Developing the Female Athlete to help guard against future ACL injuries for HS GIRLS/Susan Stuart-Colorado College Head Coach
Drills for Footwork, Transition and Conditioning for HS BOYS/Martin Taffet-CU Boulder Men’s Asst. Coach 

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Checking at the Middle & High School Level for GIRLS/Amy McGlynn-Director DG Girls, Colorado Academy Coach
“Deep Learning for Lacrosse”, Unlocking the Talent Code for BOYS/Bryan Perry-Cherry Creek HS Head Coach
Recognizing Common Lacrosse Injuries for ALL/Gregg Schlossinger-Certified Athletic Trainer/Surgical First Asst. Vail Summit Orthopaedics
Stick Drills: How They Fit in Your Coaching/Practice Plan for HS GIRLS/Caroline Cryer-2009 US World Championship Team Member 

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Goal Tending for GIRLS/Sara Larson-Goalie Coach
Zone Defense-Fundamentals, Base Defense, Man Down for BOYS/Scott Popelar-Colorado College Men’s Asst. Coach 

5:30 pm
Reception for Celebration of Colorado Lacrosse & Hall of Fame Dinner (separate ticket-see Hall of Fame button for more information) 

FAN FEST announced as part of the Rocky Mountain Regional Lacrosse Convention!

FAN FEST has been added to the Rocky Mountain Regional Convention! This will be held on Saturday, October 5 from 8 am - 11 am. Fans of all ages are invited to shop in the vendor village for the newest equipment, apparel and more, see a 3X demo or participate in a 3X pick up game, try the BAMShaft fastest shot contest, meet JoJo War Drummer, and attend a 30 minute Positive Coaching Alliance parent talk that includes a parent book. There will also be giveaways, including a Rock-it Pocket.

Tickets are $10 for adults (players are free with a paying adult) and groups can purchase a 12 pack ($99) in advance to encourage teams to send at least one parent to the PCA talk. Tickets will be available on site (cash or check) beginning at 7:45 am on Saturday, October 5 at the Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows (10345 Park Meadows Dr., Lone Tree).

Be a part of the first ever Rocky Mountain Regional Lacrosse Convention FAN FEST!

Stay at the Marriott during the Convention!

Stay at the Denver South Marriott Park Meadows during the Convention! You can make a reservation online or by phone, 303-925-0004 (just mention you are with the Colorado Lacrosse Foundation).

A block of rooms is being held until September 19 at the rate of $94 so book your room now! If you are considering staying, book now and if you cancel before 4 pm on the day of arrival, you won't be charged anything.


The 2nd Annual Rocky Mountain Regional Lacrosse Convention will be held October 4 & 5, 2013. We will be hosting the event again at the Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows.

Registration is now open for


OR GROUPS with 5 or more coaches


  • $75 per coach. Walk-ups available at the $90 rate.
  • For groups registering 5 or more coaches, the registration fee is $60 per coach

This year we are introducing a “Fan Fest”: This will be open to players and parents to shop the vendor village, watch a team demonstration and attend a parent talk. This will be held on the morning of Saturday, October 5th. Admission is $10 for parents; players are free with their parents.

See below for current speakers and vendors. (list is subject to change)

Vendor Village Updates

As of September 23, the following vendors are excited to be a part of the 2013 Vendor Village and Fan Fest:

PMI SPORTS (Sports Photography)

If you are interested in being a part of this exciting event, please contact Collette via email or phone (973-876-9827).